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Papers of James Sykes relating to the Byron family and miscellaneous Byron family papers

Dep. Lovelace Byron 161
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(fols. 1-99) papers of James Sykes relating to the Byron family including:

  1. (fol. 1) papers relating to the affairs of Juliana Elizabeth Byron, later Lady Horton, 1771-1805, with (fol. 12) a letter from Juliana to her sister Sophia Maria, n.d.
  2. (fol. 13) letters from Richard Byron, R.N., to James Sykes junior, 1807, and senior, 1810, with miscellaneous receipts, 1823, 1826
  3. (fol. 30) letters from the Rev Richard Byron to Sykes, 1810-1811
  4. (fol. 40) letters from Mrs Sophia Byron to Sykes, 1779, 1786, n.d.
  5. (fol. 60) letter from Thomas Graham to Sykes, about the administration of William, 5th Lord Byron's estate, 1799
  6. (fol. 62) letter from William John Byron (d. 1794) to Sykes, 1790, with papers relating to his affairs, 1791-1793
  7. (fol. 75) letters from Charles Leigh to Sykes, 1788, 1792, with papers concerning his wife Frances's affairs, 1793, 1822, 1823
  8. (fol. 85) papers concerning the affairs of vice-admiral Christopher Parker and his wife Augusta (née Byron), 1792-1793

(fols. 100-217) miscellaneous Byron family papers:

  1. (fol. 100) letter from Edward Byron to a saddler, 1789
  2. (fol. 102) letters to Frances Leigh (née Byron), 1784-1791, from (fols. 103-104) her father, John Byron, 1784, (fols. 105-121) her brother George Anson Byron, 1787-1793, and (fols. 122-188) her brother John Byron, 1788-1791
  3. (fol. 191) pedigree of the Byron family, late 18th cent.
  4. (fols. 192-217) Account of the Trial of William, Lord Byron... (London, 1765)


  • Creation: 1771-1826


217 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


Dep. Lovelace Byron 161

Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom